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SOCCER. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
SOCCER. Northumberland and Durham United Reserves were.at home last Saturday to Yarraville Reserves. The game was fast and at half time N. and D. led by the only goal scored by Brown. After the interval Yarraville pressed and obtained an equal iscr. N. and D. then kept the opposing defence hard at work and Brown put the locals ahead. This put Yarraville on their mettle. Their outside left being unumarked near the corner flag, centred the ball which dropped right into the goal mouth. Thomp son caught it but in doing so stepped over the goal line and a goal was given. After this both goals had narrow escapes, the visitors forcing a corner in the last minute, but the game ended with honors even and the score 2 goals all. In the forward line Pichersgill, who has hitherto played back, and Brown, were very much to the front, while \Vallace also.played well. In the half back line J. Brown and Falla were very dependable and Greaves did all that was required. The forwards hardly need changin...
DRAUGHTS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
DEIA)1 UGJIT?,?LSSO CLA TION?, At the Imeetilng of the above it was de:idedl to tex ,tnd the efltr:voe lar the lor ttolning heaol uttii the :nrd lJune. WVill all tea m, intending to join kitll] imlake appli,:ation at onee to tile sccretary. Tile lint for tile inotividual tthatapionship took tla.e oil the 6th inst., ntllt resulted it a win for Air Farey.aly T2he , ami-flnaland Itt al t.oreu reading: ..?vi-Sllnal, \V. Plaul 6 beat B. ClIfton 4 ; filal, 1t. ?arley 2 beat W. Paul§,
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 16 May 1914
R I'LL' NOTIES. Prolacrav e tlitle (.lul, bioot lat S6aturd . te~as at the 1300 illd 5011,1 4,. mules, under fatoralb\.O~il shoot.1 n;; 'ondition.. In the tealms ato·hcas ome o crv ftir n toren wetc IOL Ill. Th'e elsh of th01w day- Ilel .1. toNt 61, outL of thuI, (oolblce 70, J. Mc10110r3 (1.0, 13crlowtt,( 6s, A, J. Mcunonald 61, C. Smith 1, .1 31a.,lortou,, 63, il. Ila.,ate 63;, I. liarri,oot 62, .1, N, .Olcllomdd cr', W'o. Iicltcdy 61i and C. (doore. To-hlay',lsoot ,rill cclc the finl for tihe Ct ,i;,, Col,. 10 tlltoa at 1o)00 yld.. and01wh haudicaaS ore: -A. 7laoaolay, \V. Oictt,,,, 00, Q. Talnoock.L cool, " W. lie cm-up, J. 2lnaltctou,, 'IT. Olaolcctouo, G. (doebt,. alI. tcactli .1, .I. 3loltonahI, It . 3Iu'Kcnrv, .1. 01w locluoury, 1 cacsh; 11. Ilagan,,tl, Cooltoel, C. Iotldcr. coo, I.. Ilarric ol,, Nor. Olotlnoald, J.. N. Mtttonald, C. Smith, C. ['ltot,, 10 tct, ; 10. (;that, C. fItl)oatld ,cur., A. Rohu,,aot, I'. Irattis, E. Wont, 1'. Nihol. ,onl, 11 atI" h ; . 'tooic, A. 1db...
FURNITURE TRANSACTION. BUSINESS MAN'S LIABILITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
FURNITURE TRANS ACTION. BUSINESS MAN'S LIABILI TIES. A great deal of time was occupied by Monday's bench in a case where in Hesse Bros., furnishers, sued Mrs V. Johnstone for 10o117/6 balance due on goods sold and delivered. MIr Sccomb appeared for complainants and IMr Dunn for defendant. Charles Hesse, a member of the complainant firm, stated that on June 2nd of last year Mr and Mrs Victor Jdhnstone selected goods to the value of £41/5, The transaction was to have been a cash one. 'I'he goods were delivered and t1i7/10 paid on account. On August 30th £7/o0 more was paid and on Sep tember 3oth and October 4th each £5E. As the firm was being paid at term rates on a cash transacti n they took out a summons and agreed to have it withdrawn on the parties consenting to pay ternm rates. On December 2nd he was asked to take back a saddle bag suite valued at £21i/2/6, as defendants were going to St. Kilda and had no further use for it. They had had the suite for six months so £4/I/6 was ded...
A CLEANSING CRUSADE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
A ULEANSING CRUSADE. At 'lThursdlay's court Inspector Whitchead procoeeded against Mary Ann Todd for depositing waste mat ter on a piece of land in Somerville road. The Inspector stated that it was the custom of a great many people living next to a vacant allotment to throw any waste material, offensive or not, over the fence. He had cautioned different people till he was tired and had decided to take action. In this case the refuse was a fowl's head and inside, he was very sorry that it was this lady as she was just out from England, but someone had to be first and it happened to be her. Most of the offences of this kind were done after dark and it was a very hard job to catch offend iers. Defendant expressed her sorrow and said she had erred unthinkiingly. Mr \V. Mitchell, J.P., remarked that as this was the tirst case of its kind defendant would be dealt with leniently and imposed the miniium fine , of 5/-, but in future the fine would be heavier. The surveyor, at the request of ...
H. V. MCKAY'S BONUS SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
H. V. MCKAY'S BONUS SYSTEM. 'T'he quarterly lunchcon and bonus distribution, tendered by Mr H. V. McKay to his hundred and odd ap prentices, was held at the Sunshind Harvester WVorks on Thursday when a number of city business men, in terested in the innovation, were also in attendance. The report showed that of the whole of the apprentices only two had failed to qualify for a 'bonus and that while twenty had dropped t) a lower bonus than re ceived for the previous quarter 24 had improved their position. Mr G. McKay, J.P., who presided, men tioned that the attainment of a lirst class bonus was rendered more dif ficult by the. proviso that only those attending technical schools could qualify and expressed regirct that only 51 of the youths were takinig the advantages offered for them to gain technical instruction. Mr H. V. McKay, in a heart to heart talk to the apprentices, said the-bonus system and the offer to give half-a-day off each week. to youths attending technical 'colleges we...
PROPOSED FOOTSCRAY CRECHE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
PROPOSED FOOTS CRAY CRECHE. The suggestion in last Saturday's "Advertiser" that an effort should be made to establish a creche, or flay nursing home, in Footscray has been well received and many mothers, whom circumstances com pel to go out to work for a liveli hood, are hopefully looking forward to some action being taken in the matter. One correspondent signing ,herself " Mother " writes : "The proposed creche would be a God send to many who, like myself, left with a young tamily to maintain, have to leave my children to look after themselves as best they may during the day. .Several women, having lost their helpmates work with me at the Ammunition works and others at other establishments in the district and all of them, I am sure, \tould hail with delight the opportunity of leaving our little ones in a place wvhere they would have the care and attention you describe. None, but mothcrs themselves, can imagine our daily anxiety regarding the welfare of our children while left day a...
YARRAVILLE TEMPLARS. ELECTION OF OFFICERS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
YARA VILLE TEMPLARS. ELECTION OF OFFICERS. The quarterly meeting of the Yarraville lodge, I.O.G.T., was hcld in the Yarraville lWall on Wcdncs-, day evening. There was a good attendance of-members and visitors. The installation of officers was conducted by Worthy Bro. Riley, D.G.C.T., ably assisted by the mar shalls. The following were installed : C.T., Bro. E. Glew; PC.T., Sis. M. Bolton ; V.T., Sis. E. Dunn ; secretary, Bro. J. Storey ; Chaplain, Sis. Sayers ; Marshal, Sis. A. Dunn; Deputy Marshal,. Sis. B. Bacon Guard, Bro. N. Bear. The treas urer, financial secretary add sentinel will be installed next lodge night. The resignation of Bro. Riley, as Grand Lodge Deputy, was accepted with regret. Next meeting an elec tion will be held of qualified third degree members to lill the position. It was unanimously decided that a special committee be appointed to draft a scheme to provide for the erection of a free Temperance ln stitute for the city. The following, were selected as the co...
FACTORY REGISTRATION. DEFERRED FOR LEGAL OPINION. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
FACTOR Y REGISTRA TION. DEFERRED FOR LEGAL OPINION. Some few weeks ago along with other business firms a communica tion was received from Messrs Wischer and Co., asking that an addition to their works on thewest side of Whitehall strcet be register ed as a factory. It was stated that 30 hands would be employed, that the building would be used for the storage of goods, as a rock store, car penters' and blacksmiths' work, bag room, &c. The application for registration was held over so that the building might be inspected by councillors. On the Town Clerk mentioning the matter at Monday's council meeting Cr Johnson said he had inspected the place on the pre v\ious Saturday and no one could raise any objection to it. There was no smell from rock phosphate ; pos sibly there would be a certain amount of dust, but Mr l3egg (the manager) had offered to put in an appliance to stop it. Ex-Cr Fraser, who was present, and who resides adjacent to the building under consideration, was ask...
DEBTS AND DEBTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
JD:jIY1T AN.D ID1 BTOORS. At Aloind;y's court orders ,wore made ill the following dcht cases: \V, 11. Birch, represented by Mr Secomb, v ,. J. 'Turner, f8/oj6 with 40/6 costs; v John K. O'Dea, [6/3/ with 30/6 costs; v Ed. 13. Eadel buttle, I5/- with 7/) costs; L'at. Quirk, [7 with 12/6 costs ; v John Gipson, [6/i 5/6 with 13/ costs; v Duncan C. and Mary Mloody, [4 with 7/6 costs; v Arthur J. and Florence Bruce, [Ir witll 12/6 costs. Andrew ]reiner v W11'. Knight an; d A. Curwin, [4 with 12/6 costs; v B. Tyroll, [3/'t/ with xo/- costs; v W. Hoard and T. H. Bell, ijur., .7/14/6 with 18/ costs, F. C. Hills, represented by AMr Seconmb, v 11. A. Pearer, 'z3/6/1 with 36/6 costs. Ashton and Ney lan v Jas. IBarnett, Co9/ 5/6 with 20/6 costs; v E. Le,nuner, ,1/2/ with 12/6 costs. J. \Valpole v R. Mc Coubrie, £1i3/iS/6 with 26/- costs. At Thursday's court orders were made as follows :-P'aterson's Fur nishing Coy., represented by Mr Seccomb, v Fr-d. Turner (-I. V. AMc Kay garnishee) .(3/8/ wit...
EMPIRE DAY CELEBRATIONS. TRAITORS TO THEIR KING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
EMPIRE DAY OELEBRA TIONS. TRAITORS TO THEIR KING. In keeping with the sentiment of loyalty that stirs the blood of all Brit ishers throughout theI United Kingdom, the management of St. (George's thea tre, Yarraville, have secured a magni ficent picture dealing with the loyalty and disloyalty to the throne. The story lilmed in live reels, is a thrilling one and shown in beautiful colors, and very justly claims to he the greatest triumph in natural coloring yet accomplished. It deals with the assassination of the king when half the royal court was plotting to overthrow the throne, and so establish themselves in higher favor with the new monarch. This they suc ceed in doing, but a little party of loy alists, true even to death, await their chance. and bring destruction upon the heads of the traitors. 'he picture will be shown on Monday, Tuesday, aud Wednesday next.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES, tligh-Grade TAILORING to Measure Our Stock of Suitinga Il ° Is exten- - sive and we will Strive to please - the most Fastid ious, Tel. :jI( Fey. MULDOON 108Nicholson St. ootscray = limllli fllu1llllliillll lillhllllllHlllill flt1111 lil Miss Beatrice I, Johnstone Costumniere, Mechanics' Instituto Buildings, Nicholson Street. Come at Once ! Our Half-Yearly SALE Is Now On. Saleeba Bros. 8, 5, 7 HOPKINS STREET FOOTSCRAY. Branches-67 Errol Street, North Melbourne & 324 Smith Street Collingwood. 12o Nicholson Street, Footscray. (next. National Bank) Alex. Doherty had opened as Confectioner and Paatrycook Tobaccos, Oigars and Gigarettet. Soft Drinks ., ]'Petry Frech )Daily. Mechanics' Institute Nicholon street, Fuotscray. Subscription 2/6 per quarter. Open every evening 7 to 10; Saturday 2 to 5, Library contains over 5000 volumes Scientific, Fictional and teference. Theo Reading Roomslll are upplied with the daily and weekly newepapers, Austraihan and English illu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
SPECIAL NOTICES. DENTIST A.wl T. Goughp1 I IAS REHLOVED TO Hopkins & Nicholson Sts. (Ovet!r Shal w , (?ltocerd. 'l1h,,ue oi,?)utse'ay ;3S1. IVIr'. J. . COPPLESTONE (iee. by l)eutal lHoad of Vic.) DEN I'AL PRACTI TIONBR. 117 BARKLY STREET (Past H-hltpers) P. E. SAINSBURY, L. D. S. By Exams. tlelb, Universit Dental Surgeon 5 Leeds Street, Footscray. GOLD INLA YS, CROWNS, BRIDGES & W. G. SHEPHERD, CATERER, " Roseville," 85 Paisley Street, Footicray. Urockery and Catering ltegquinite, on hire. r Tends for Wedding 13reakfaate, IBanl}uts. oouials,Garden l?ritis, P'icnics, Smnoke I` igfht Sto. Up-to-datoPlant, ,;,ntrec unnoendatiuns. l'tendrtre any district. Phone, 27S F1ooticray. WHYPAYRENT When you can BUY A HOUSE On Easy Terms Bin auylpart of tio ditrict, or fil?.tj, any .huburbi, for1 Small Deposit and the iBalance as rent E. A. WEILAND Builder and Contractor, " The Gables," Cr.Paisley & Victoria Sts. Footscray. Or any Agent. A. COO OWIN , Late Manager with EXHI...
ASSAULT ON A CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
ASSAULT ON A CHILD. ltec.int.ly when (iorgne 'rertlrick Arinstrong (:;9) was charged at. th, locil court with assault on i child on the Wesot. Melhoumrni swii-mn on Eight lHours d(ly th(re was soine lively exchan?ges hetween! Sub-Inspector We-Lstcotlt and MrI Seconll. The case was notabhl too for the fact thalt D)ir C. I,. McCarthy, w1.I'., was in favor of acquitting the ac cused.t 1111n and thatl Mr. William Mitchell, .1. P., in conmitting him for trial on his own volition, remarked, "And I hope to (od he igets out of it.." Arnmstrong was before judge nl indjury at the Criminal C(ourL on Wednesday. Mr Woinirski, K&lt;.C., nappc;iaed for th, Crown, and Mr(O'llara Wood (instrue ted by Moessrs Secomlb and 'Woodftlll) appeared f'or Allstrong. The evidence was that Armstrong was isren in com pIrny wi th e g irl on the West. Mel hourne swamp, where the offence was alleged to have occurred. 'ThIgirl went down there to gather mushrooms, In defencet Armstrong said that. the girl hat...
TREE PLANTING. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
TREE PLANTING. The local council is about to plant more street trees and the time is oppor tune to suggest that residents might do a lot to assist in thus beautifying the thoroughfares of the city by devoting some attention to the young trees in front of their respective properties. During a hot spell it is impossible for the council's staff to attend to thewater ing of the whole of the trees and, in the past, many have died or have been stunted because if is so. A few buck ets of water given them by householders and the keeping of a watchful eye on the trees to prevent them being dam aged by juveniles, would be highly bene ficial and would be the kind of self-help that makes for improvement.
SHOULD WIVES OBEY? [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
SHOULD WIVES OBEY ? Thi:s is a quc:,tion that one would imagine offered but two unqualified an swers, and yet, in the May number of " E-vcrylady':; journal, " just out, we find upwardc of a dozen prominent people ex pressing various opinions on the subject. And they are people of widely dilfferent station and profession. Men as far apart as lAr Biernard O'Dowd, the well-known Australian poet, and Mr Paris Nesbit, K C. men so closely associated (by their laugh ter) as Harry Lauder and Sir Alexander Peacock ; and stage favorites like Mliss Ada Reeve and Miss Daisy Jerome, all differ more or less:, on this important topic. Even champions of Women's Rights like Miss Vida Goldstein and Miss Adela Pankhurst are not i'uite at one about it. Harry Lauder-the famtous Scotch comedian, who is at present visiling Australia-looked very serious as he said, " But women won't obey if they don't want to! No, not even if they have promised in twenty marriage services. " ' Anyway, " lie added '" in any...
NEW RAILWAY BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
NEW?V RAILWAY BRIIDiE. 'Ihosc who travel by train between Foot scray and Melbourne, after cighteen months of aggravating slowing down and stoppage at the Maribyrnong river; consequent rdolay between North Melbourne and Spencer strecl, and continual late arrivals in the metropolis, have bcen delighted to lind a vast improvement 'during the past week. Trains are now permitted to cross the bridge at thie rate of 25 miles per hour, which means that the structure is practical ly completo and has cameno through satis factorily, the tests to which it has bccn subjected. The new lattice work bridge placed in position during the progress of traffic, constitutes an engineering feat of which the Hailway department may well be iproudt. The cost, must, however, have been enormlous land there are manly enlgineers who are of opinion that it would have bccnt better to have loreCgono the glory of the feat ; to have, instead,, built a now bridge alongside Ilho old ; diverted the traffic, and then bui...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
The Mayor (Cr Drew) on Monday spoke of the great annoyance to which residents are still being subjected by the wandering cattle nuisance. Th'le footpaths were in a lilthy state, even in the main avenues, hedges had been eaten down and knocked out of shape in all directions. He thought that some more energy might be intused into the work of ridding the city of these pRsts, mentioned that four head of cattle had been wandering about Nicholson street for over a week, their lowing at night being factors in disturbing the peace of the neighborhood and calling vividly to mind the familial lines in Goldsmith's Deserted Village, I'The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea," Also all old grey mare hadl been seen moving in easy stages had it. gone faster it must have dropped froml sh1leer exhaustion from iallarat road to Seddon, ocuplly ing a week on the journey. Even thei it appeared to have been too fast for the inspetcors. Cr ,lolinson mentioned that last Sunday an old lady had been knocke...
RIFLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
RIFLE NOTES. BY "BULL'S EYE." looutscsay's club shoot last Saturday was to shots at the too yards range for the final stage of the Cuming Cup. Several mem bers were on equal terms, but as the shoot progressed J. McKenry, \V. Kennedy and J., Tannock drew away, and when the scores were made up the two former rifle men had scored 183 cacti, while Tannock tot;lled 182, thus a shoot off will hbe ncces sary between the first twio. Although the weather appeared fair, the wind was very choppy and needed a lot of watching, and the best scores of the day were :-N. Me Donald 3j.1o..49, I. McKenry ..3 947, A. T. McDonald 37.946, J. 13crlowitz 3313.,16, J. Mla-tertoun 17.8.,5, C. Smith .35.r,4.5, C. Upton 184.108.40.206, A. Macaulay 220.127.116.11, Wmn, Kennedy 35.8.413, R. McKcnry 3.1.9 43, L. Harrison 32. o.42, J. N. McDonald 32.ro. .12, I. Robinson 23 16.3j, I. Joint a" . . .3 , Q Tannock 31.7.38, P. Francis 23.t 134, A. Ilenderson 21.1t3.34, T. Mastcrtoin 2..8.32, J. Croplcy n.xo.",q. The leg-in for th...
YARRAVILLITE INJURED [Newspaper Article] — Advertiser — 23 May 1914
YARRAVILLITE INJURED Regret was expressed in Yarra ville on Wednesday when it was learned that Mr Alex. Scott, secre tary of the Yarraville 1. 0. 0. F., and clerk in the employ of Messrs Holden and Lewis, had met with a painful accident. Scott, who resides at 48 Tongue street, Yarraville; was driving along Iyyde street when the pony swerved suddenly and he way thrown heavily on to the 'roadway. The injured man, suffering severely, was conveyed to the Melbourne Hospital where it was found that he had sustained a compound fracture of one of his legs.